[ dee-kuhl-er ]
/ diˈkʌl ər /
verb (used with object)
to remove the color from; deprive of color; bleach.
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Words nearby decolor
Also especially British, de·col·our.
Origin of decolor
OTHER WORDS FROM decolorde·col·or·a·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for decolour
Used to decolour syrups, &c.; and occasionally by the distillers and rectifiers.
British Dictionary definitions for decolour
decolorize or decolorise
/ (diːˈkʌlə) /
(tr) to deprive of colour, as by bleaching
Derived forms of decolourdecoloration, noundecolorization or decolorisation, noun
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